Small Engine

Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Small Engine Questions
Hydraulic pump in Ferris IS1500ZX dumped fluid. Was hoping
Hydraulic pump in Ferris IS1500ZX dumped fluid. Was hoping it was just the bottom seal, but the shaft is coming out at a slight angle, so must be some bearings inside the pump. … read more
Donald
Donald
Owner / Technician
High School
5,602 satisfied customers
When I start my 04390 generac it only runs about 20 seconds
when I start my 04390 generac it only runs about 20 seconds and shuts down, The low oil light blinks and high heat and over speed lights blink and unit shut down. … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
Have an 11kw generac. battery only lasts a couple of months
have an 11kw generac. battery only lasts a couple of months before going dead. i have a trickle cell charger on the battery with a 1 amp output. is this enough amperage? … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
I have a 15k Generac generator and am wondering how will it
Hi, I have a 15k Generac generator and am wondering how long will it run until the low oil button comes on. It is 9:00 p.m. here in Michigan and it has been running for at least 4 hours. … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
I have a 7.5 kw generator. PartGenerac have supplied a new
I have a 7.5 kw generator. Part(###) ###-####Generac have supplied a new rotor and stator #0G2825 and 0G7325 respectively the original stator#D2359 has four heavy wires and Eight lighter wires connect… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
I have a Generac UltrSource 17.5 gas generator that generac
I have a Generac UltrSource 17.5 gas generator that generac repair (no juice) a few years back and ever since 240 out of the 110 plug. Just used it with the 50 AMP socket so ignored it but am simplify… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
I have a new cummins onan 20 kw standby generator and the oil
I have a new cummins onan 20 kw standby generator and the oil is turning a milky white color. I drained the break in oil and changed the filter after 10 hours of service and it was clear. I refilled w… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
I have a Generac standby model #04390-0 that will run when
I have a Generac standby model #04390-0 that will run when set to auto and doesnot shutdown--cannot set exercise--generator started one day when no power loss from electric Co. had problem ever since… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
i have a Generac GP17500 that I bought new, and used it to
i have a Generac GP17500 that I bought new, and used it to run my food truck at offsite events. After approx 70hrs of use, it would run (under load) for approximately 1 hour, then shut down. We'd star… read more
Chris Huber
Chris Huber
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
47 satisfied customers
generac gp5500 less than a year old, will not stay running,
generac gp5500 less than a year old, will not stay running, sometimes stalls when you move from choke to full run. brand new gas in the tank, ran for like 2 yours at one point then shut dow, after tha… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
We have a generac portable generator. Its < 1 year old and
We have a generac portable generator. It's < 1 year old and we have run it for less than 150 hours total. We have been trying to start it, but it's not working. We changed the spark plug. After a w… read more
mayhemmotor
mayhemmotor
mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
438 satisfied customers
I have a 17 kW air cooled Generac home generator with natural
I have a 17 kW air cooled Generac home generator with natural gas supply. Gas pressure is 6-8" of W.C.. I've changed the oil and air filter, it hasn't run for more than 8 hours since I purchased it. D… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
I have a natural gas generac guardian bought in 2002-in auto
I have a natural gas generac guardian bought in 2002-in auto mode the generator turns on and runs constantly even though the power is not out--what component shoud I look to change?… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
How often is it necessary to "service" a 17k- 2 year old Generac
How often is it necessary to "service" a 17k- 2 year old Generac (natural gas powered) home generator? How much should that service cost?… read more
Outdoor Power Equipment Guru
Outdoor Power Equipment Guru
Teacher
Masters Degree
360 satisfied customers
I have a Generac Model 04390-2 (15kW LP) with a GT990 engine.
I have a Generac Model 04390-2 (15kW LP) with a GT990 engine. The engine rpm fluctuates when it is running with little or no load. Full load the engine runs smooth. The unit is 5 years old and has bee… read more
Rick
Rick
Factory Authorized Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,218 satisfied customers
04390-1 15 KW LP Generac Guardian Air-cooled house generator
04390-1 15 KW LP Generac Guardian Air-cooled house generator shuts off after resting for two hours after being on for about 30 hours. When I switch it to manual it works fine. My power is out and the … read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
Weve got a generac generator, model #04390-3, hooked to propane,
We've got a generac generator, model #04390-3, hooked to propane, 3 yrs old. Has worked on all power outages until now, exercised once a week since new. Ran about 3 hours yesterday during an outage, t… read more
Hank F.
Hank F.
Service Technician
High School or GED
1,521 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere LT 155 lawn tractor. I believe it is a
I have a John Deere LT 155 lawn tractor. I believe it is a 1998 model year. I bought it new and have always maintained it with spark plug, oil, filters (oil and gas) etc each year. Recently I have had… read more
Delsley
Delsley
Handyman & JustAnswer Expert
IT Certificate
43 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

Technician

32,749 satisfied customers

have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert

Rick

Rick

Factory Authorized Trainer

4,218 satisfied customers

Outdoor Power Equipment technical trainer since 1990, covering eight states.

Jon K.

Jon K.

Small Engine Diagnostic Expert

2,995 satisfied customers

Gold certified Stihl tech, Service Manager for a rental/repair shop.Certified in most small engines

James W

James W

Small Engine Troubleshooting Expert

2,986 satisfied customers

7 years as Mechanic & Parts Manager for Brother who has Owned Lawn & Garden Repair shop for 35 years

Vince O.

Vince O.

Small Engine Technician

2,943 satisfied customers

Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers

Wayne

Wayne

Engine Rebuilder

2,108 satisfied customers

many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines

RUSS

RUSS

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

1,723 satisfied customers

28 YEAR SERVICE TECHNICIAN

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x